What’s in a movement? In Asheville, it means a way of life.“Working with local farmers is the stepping stone for our great food,” said Duane Fernandes, executive chef at Isa’s Bistro. “Making great food without great ingredients is nearly impossible.  We enjoy four distinct seasons here as well so those ingredients are ever changing, keeping... [READ MORE]

It’s Showtime!
The Asheville area offers a front row seat to an array of electric shows and live performances. “Asheville’s a unique spot for performing arts because the nature of the city is to attract people from all different places in the country, exploring different types of performing arts, which gives the town a notably broad range... [READ MORE]

Time to get Wild
Experience the wonders of the wild at the one of the largest native wildlife centers in the Appalachians. Located just outside Downtown Asheville, the WNC Nature Center has over 40 acres of fun for the whole family to explore. “There is always something fun to see and do at the Nature Center,” said Kelly Christianson,”... [READ MORE]

New Adventures Await
 Asheville has a long history as a haven for music lovers, craft beer buffs and culinary aficionados – but beats, beers, and eats aren’t the only activities that keep this city humming. From defying the ordinary to defying gravity, Asheville has tons of new activities for the whole family to explore. Enter the Conundrum, Asheville’s... [READ MORE]

From Kitchen to Keg
  It is no secret that Asheville has some of the best brews and bites in the nation. But this edible industry did not just happen overnight. In fact, behind the scenes, the classrooms of A-B Tech have helped transform Asheville into the foodie frontier and beer city we see today. The A-B Tech Culinary Arts... [READ MORE]

Burger and Brew nights begin at Kitchen 743 at Isis Music Hall
Join Kitchen 743 at Isis Music Hall during the month of October for Burger and Brew night. Every Friday in October, food fans can try the winner of the 2016 Battle of the Burger paired with a pint of local craft beer for just $12. “It’s just a thank you for everyone that came out to... [READ MORE]

Asheville Tea Company: The other craft brew
Jessie Dean is on a mission to turn Asheville into a town of craft tea drinkers. The West Asheville mom and lifetime outdoor enthusiast launched Asheville Tea Company in September – craft teas blended with locally sourced ingredients and chock full of Asheville flavor. “Asheville has such a strong craft beverage and farm-to-table culture, but... [READ MORE]

Making Cheese at Home with Lindsey Menendez
Fifth Season Gardening Co. Asheville Market, in partnership with Farm to Home Milk, will host a series of hands-on cheesemaking classes with local cheesemaker, Lindsey Menendez. Attendees will learn each step in the process of making delicious homemade cheese– from choosing ingredients and equipment to understanding the basic chemistry of cheesemaking. The first class on... [READ MORE]

Kitchen 743 at Isis Music Hall wins WNC Battle of the Burger
They came, they saw, they devoured. Over 1,500 eager foodies joined a panel of celebrity judges Sunday, Aug. 21 for the third annual WNC Battle of the Burger in Asheville. After the last taste was tested, a new ground chuck champion was crowned. Kitchen 743 at Isis Music Hall has taken home the coveted title... [READ MORE]

Asheville Wine & Food Festival brings a culinary adventure to the city
With eight years under their belt, the Asheville Wine & Food festival packs even more punch this year. Choose your own culinary adventure with top culinary chefs and incredible savory and sweet experiences Aug. 19 – 20. SWEET offers a decadent evening of desserts on Friday, Aug. 19 at the Historic Grove Arcade. The Grand Tasting Saturday, Aug.... [READ MORE]